Follow RAC Press Centre

Tags

RAC Business

Public affairs

Mobile phones

Report on Motoring

Fuel prices

Air quality

RAC Business 60 Fuel prices 52 RAC Fuel Watch 32 Diesel 26 Data 26 Research 19 RAC Telematics 18 Unleaded petrol 16 Used cars 14 Report on Motoring 13 Nick Walker 11 Insurance 11 Mobile phones 10 Telematics 9 OPEC 9 Petrol 9 Potholes 9 Road safety 8 Oil price 7 Parking 7 RAC Insurance 7 RAC Cars 6 Young drivers 6 Unleaded 6 survey 6 RAC Traffic Watch 6 Government 6 Air quality 6 Driving abroad 6 Enforcement 5 Fuel duty 5 Weather 5 Fuel 5 Insurance premium tax 5 Getaway 5 Drink-driving 4 France 4 Local Roads 4 Public affairs 4 Black box insurance 4 RAC Pothole Index 4 Technology 3 DVLA 3 Jenny Powley 3 Crit'air 3 Batteries 3 Car insurance 3 Christmas 3 Vehicle Excise Duty 3 FOI 3 Congestion 3 RAC Truck Rescue 3 Traffic 3 Budget 2 jobs 2 police 2 Sleep apnoea 2 car buying 2 Garages 2 patrols 2 wholesale prices 2 Private parking 2 Grenoble 2 summer driving 2 Airports 2 Easter 2 Bank holiday 2 Car crime 2 Be Phone Smart 2 Paris 2 RAC Car Passport 2 hmrc 2 Parking charges 2 Return to work 2 Emissions 2 Lyon 2 RAC Travel Insurance 2 record road trip 2015 2 RAC Rally of the Tests 2 Penalty points 2 strategic road network 2 Getaways 2 Car tax 2 new drivers 2 oil 2 Travel insurance 2 Brexit 2 Car dealers 2 Motorsport 2 Autumn Statement 2 Matt Dallaway 2 Fleet management 2 Pump price 2 Brent crude 2 richard fuller 1 hybrids 1 RAC Rescue 1 Battery 1 customer service 1 Car theft 1 MOT 1 Netherlands 1 Product launch 1 Christmas traffic 1 road surface quality 1 crude oil 1 Microsoft 1 RAC Approved Dealers 1 universal spare wheel 1 Dash cams 1 mechanic jobs 1 Emergency refuge areas 1 Supermarkets 1 Electric cars 1 MOT Check & Repair 1 diesel prices 1 Oil prices 1 black friday 1 Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb 1 right to reject 1 Phil Barnes 1 OSA Partnership Group 1 addison lee 1 RAC vehicle check 1 Frantic Friday 1 Gult of Mexico 1 Christmas getaway 1 Car park damage 1 emissions sticker 1 Lille 1 evs 1 winter driving 1 heritage 1 fracking 1 Staycation 1 national pothole day 1 breakdown operators 1 winter 1 leasing 1 Illegal phone use 1 Euro 6 1 Patrol Ambassador 1 Mobile charger 1 Gadgets 1 putting members first 1 endorsements 1 holiday 1 RAC Garage Compare 1 crash 1 French anti-pollution scheme 1 PCP 1 forecourt prices 1 Cyclists 1 Spring Budget 2017 1 RAC Fixed Service Plans 1 RAC Approved Garages 1 Accidents 1 eyesight 1 Europ Assistance 1 New service 1 nostalgia 1 rac accident management 1 fraud 1 RAC Motoring Services 1 City and Guilds Motor Vehicle Maintenance 1 Clean air zones 1 Snow 1 New Year 1 dash cam 1 Scrappage scheme 1 Light commercial vehicles 1 Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome 1 Autumn Budget 1 EVRESCUE 1 patrol recuitment 1 Election 2017 1 Which? 1 roads policing officers 1 vignette 1 Home insurance 1 Telematics App 1 penalty charge notice 1 street repairs 1 Storm Harvey 1 freeze 1 Spain 1 motorways 1 Arval 1 pump prices 1 RAC Shop 1 hospitals 1 MIB 1 motorway hardshoulder 1 RTA 1 Freedom of Information 1 vehicle excise duty VED 1 Infrastructure 1 old cars 1 Car colours 1 RAC Tyres 1 Motorbikes 1 Euro 5 1 Euro 4 1 cold 1 MyLicence 1 pick-up parking 1 forecourt price 1 smoking 1 truck rescue 1 Car cleaning 1 pedestrians 1 Whiplash claims 1 Motorhomes 1 Nebula Systems 1 nick williams 1 VHD 1 health 1 LCVs 1 motoring advice 1 Freedom of Information request 1 condition of roads 1 Freedom of Information reqeust 1 Half-term 1 Mobile charging 1 company car drivers 1 motor insurance 1 European driving 1 mpg marathon 1 Euro emissions 1 fleet breakdown 1 drug-driving 1 rac fuel patrol 1 residents' parking 1 rac business club 1 Pollution 1 ULEZ Ultra Low Emission Zone 1 customer satisfaction 1 Driving in Europe 1 Car finance 1 Breakdown 1 vacancies 1 residential parking 1 Car diagnostics 1 electric vehicle EV 1 rac patrol of the year 1 keychoice 1 puncture no spare 1 airport parking 1 NHS 1 RPZs 1 CAVs 1 Houston 1 Law 1 prosecutions 1 national windscreens 1 RAC MyDrive 1 happy customers 1 travel 1 Smart motorways 1 speed 1 RAC Report on Motoring 1 recruitment 1 Europe 1 May Day 1 car traders 1 events 1 ice 1 gasoline 1 non-start 1 cost of parking 1 consumer rights act 1 RAC Breakdown 1 European breakdown 1 motorway accidents 1 consumer rights 1 Summer holidays 1 flights 1 RAC European breakdown 1 connected and autonomous vehicles 1 roadside assistance 1 rac jobs 1 flat battery 1 gender 1 Car thefts 1 Tax 1 August bank holiday 1 MECH5 1 Germany 1 vehicle inspection 1 petrol prices 1 Tesas 1 smart phones 1 Hospital parking 1 Brake 1 Data check 1 History check 1 Motors.co.uk 1 Driverless cars 1 VW 1 OSAS 1 RAC Roadside Assistance 1 drop-off parking 1 roadside technicians 1 rallying 1 Mercedes-Benz Cars 1 family 1 Sheds 1 new cars 1 Vandalism 1 ford uk 1 Crime 1 freezing 1 Show all tags
September sees second consecutive month of pump price rises

September sees second consecutive month of pump price rises

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2016 00:01 BST

​The cost of unleaded petrol and diesel crept up again in September, as a result of rising world oil prices putting upward pressure on the wholesale cost of both fuels, new data from RAC Fuel Watch shows.

RAC Report on Motoring finds car insurance to be the biggest cost concern for motorists

RAC Report on Motoring finds car insurance to be the biggest cost concern for motorists

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2016 00:01 BST

New data from the RAC's Report on Motoring highlights scale of concern over motor insurance costs

Snap, chat, text, tweet – anything goes at the wheel as motorists relax attitudes

Snap, chat, text, tweet – anything goes at the wheel as motorists relax attitudes

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2016 00:01 BST

One in five think it is acceptable to check social media while sat in stationary traffic

Two-thirds of car owners cursed with bad ‘carma’ trauma

Two-thirds of car owners cursed with bad ‘carma’ trauma

Press Releases   •   Sep 12, 2016 00:01 BST

Bad ‘carma’ is an all-too-common curse among Britain’s car owners with more than two-thirds (68%) of motorists claiming to have had at least one vehicle which has been dogged with bad luck

RAC calls for young drivers to be exempt from paying IPT

RAC calls for young drivers to be exempt from paying IPT

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2016 10:00 BST

​The RAC is calling on the Government to make young driver telematics ‘black box’ car insurance policies exempt from Insurance Premium Tax.

Fuel prices edge up in August despite early supermarket cut

Fuel prices edge up in August despite early supermarket cut

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2016 00:01 BST

Petrol climbs slightly; diesel ends month close to a 2016 high

Driver distraction tops connected car concerns

Driver distraction tops connected car concerns

Press Releases   •   Aug 25, 2016 10:44 BST

More than half of businesses say they are concerned about their company drivers being distracted by in-car technology with the introduction of connected cars to their fleet, according to new research by RAC Business*.

Bumper bank holiday in store as twice the holiday traffic expected on the roads compared to last year
Revealed: 10 bizarre ways to destroy an electronic gadget on holiday

Revealed: 10 bizarre ways to destroy an electronic gadget on holiday

Press Releases   •   Aug 20, 2016 00:01 BST

According to an RAC Travel Insurance study, the way many devices get broken or lost on holidays is downright bizarre

Telematics take-up almost doubles in less than a year, says report

Telematics take-up almost doubles in less than a year, says report

Press Releases   •   Aug 16, 2016 00:01 BST

The number of UK businesses which are using telematics vehicle tracking technology in 2016 has almost doubled since last year, according to the findings of a new report released today by RAC Telematics*.

Europe’s roads are paved with gold in the eyes of British motorists

Europe’s roads are paved with gold in the eyes of British motorists

Press Releases   •   Aug 14, 2016 00:01 BST

Almost a fifth of motorists surveyed by RAC European Breakdown said they chose to drive to the continent simply because of the better quality roads

The sky-high cost of picking up and dropping off at UK airports revealed

The sky-high cost of picking up and dropping off at UK airports revealed

Press Releases   •   Aug 11, 2016 00:01 BST

​The RAC is warning anyone dropping off or picking up friends or relatives from a UK airport this summer not to get stung by parking charges

RAC launches new services to help motorists manage MOT and service costs

RAC launches new services to help motorists manage MOT and service costs

Press Releases   •   Aug 10, 2016 09:00 BST

​The RAC has launched two new services to help motorists manage some of the biggest costs of motoring – servicing, MOT and repairs – more easily than ever.

“Pass me a falafel mate” - Is it the end of the road for the truck stop fry up?

“Pass me a falafel mate” - Is it the end of the road for the truck stop fry up?

Press Releases   •   Aug 08, 2016 00:01 BST

The words ‘low fat’ or ‘sugar free’ might not appear on most truck stop menu boards, but in fact that is just what four in 10 businesses say their HGV drivers tell them they want, according to research by RAC Truck Rescue*.

More than 10% of Brits admit to driving on wrong side of the road in Europe

More than 10% of Brits admit to driving on wrong side of the road in Europe

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2016 00:01 BST

13% of motorists surveyed for RAC European Breakdown have had the frightening experience of driving on the wrong side of the road

July brings an end to four months of rising fuel prices

July brings an end to four months of rising fuel prices

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2016 00:01 BST

The average cost of fuel on Britain’s forecourts has started to fall again after four months of rises, data from the RAC’s July Fuel Watch report shows

Study shows pothole-related breakdowns double in 10 years

Study shows pothole-related breakdowns double in 10 years

Press Releases   •   Jul 30, 2016 00:01 BST

Data of the RAC’s pothole-related call-outs provides strong evidence that the quality of Britain’s roads has deteriorated

RAC Rally of the Tests  to use oldest motor sport venue in the world

RAC Rally of the Tests to use oldest motor sport venue in the world

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2016 00:01 BST

The RAC Rally of the Tests will visit the oldest active motor sport venue in the world, the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb

RAC issues plea for immediate pump price cuts

RAC issues plea for immediate pump price cuts

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2016 00:01 BST

Clear scope for 3p per litre cut off both unleaded and diesel prices, RAC Fuel Watch data shows

RAC vehicle check service extended to cover more vehicle categories

RAC vehicle check service extended to cover more vehicle categories

Press Releases   •   Jul 26, 2016 00:01 BST

Motorcycles, motorhomes and light commercial vehicles all now covered by the RAC's vehicle check service